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The Ninth World holds many wondrous and terrible things from earth’s past. Perhaps the most familiar to us in the 21st century is the Datasphere, an extrapolation of our internet, cast a billion years into the future. Once a galaxy spanning network responsible for the dataflow of countless empires, the Datasphere of the Ninth World is a broken monument to the hubris of the past. Filled with creatures of math and rules and hate, the bloated software that helped to make a perfect past now serves only to maintain chaos and misery.

Celestial Wisdom is an exploration of the Datasphere for Numenera that includes:

  • A pantheon of digital gods - uploaded minds, artificial intelligences, alien virii, and more.
  • New powers for every Tier, new Descriptors, and new Foci.
  • 50 Cyphers, 18 Artifacts, and 100 new Oddities.
  • Story seeds for intefacing these Datasphere abilities and items with your Numenera game.

Celestial Wisdom includes Lovecraft-inspired Old Gods and a lovecraftian focus: Knows Too Much.  It goes great with In Strange Aeons, MCG's new supplement for Numenera!

Find reviews for Celestial Wisdom here:  "I really enjoyed Celestial Wisdom.  As I stated before, it is a great mash up between cyberpunk and fantasy couched within the terminology of the Ninth World."

And here: 
"Expounding on the Datasphere’s nature, Celestial Wisdom offers a GM another way for player characters to interact with the wonders of the Ninth World from the perspective of modern information technology through the lens of traditional fantasy." 

And here:
"A flavour focussed expansion on the Ninth World setting of Numenera, placing the future evolutions of the Internet in centre stage.  The supplement provides a whole set of character and numenera options themed to the datasphere, and filled with all sorts of potential. A great idea – and leaves me looking forwards to many future installments."

And here: 
"Ryan Chaddock has done a really nice job with the first release for Numenera from an independent publisher.  Celestial Wisdom provides a great amount of subject matter for Numenera at a price point that is more than affordable. " 

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This title was added to our catalog on October 24, 2013.